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Audio by producer andrew_geller

The Downside of Biofuels

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Tue, 11/13/2007

11/14

A conversation with Sharon Astyk regarding the downside of biofuels

28:51 minutes (9.91 MB)

The Supremes Go to Guantanamo (again)

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Tue, 12/04/2007

Featuring Emi Maclean, Staff Attorney with the Guantanamo Global Justice Initiative at the Center for Constitutional Rights.  Today, they went before the U.S.

26:30 minutes (9.1 MB)

National Applications Office and the Privatization of Intelligence

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Tue, 12/11/2007

Investigative journalist Tim Shorrock speaks about the new, but interrupted, National Applications Office (NAO).  He has written extensively about the privatization of intelligence, and how private contractors drive domestic surveillance policy, and then secure lucrative contracts.

28:23 minutes (9.75 MB)

Nuclear Power Resurgence? / 2004 OH Election Theft

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Tue, 12/18/2007

12/19/07

A double header today.  First a look at the (domestic) nuclear power industry, long thought dead, but poised for a possible resurgence thanks to congressional actions and the fear of climate change and global warming.  But is it appropriate?  That's what Michael Mariotte, Executive Director of the Nuclear Information & Resource Service, and I will discuss in the first half.

27:47 minutes (9.54 MB)

Lakota Freedom Movement

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Tue, 12/25/2007

A conversation with Canupa Gluha Mani (aka Duane Martin Sr.) from the Strongheart Civil Rights Movement about the declaration (pdf) earlier this month by the Lakota Indian Nation of independence and secession from the United States.  He was a member of the delegation which delivered the official documents to the U.S. State Department.  The Lakota Freedom Movement has extensive documentation related to the reasons for their action.

29:38 minutes (10.18 MB)

TSA Secure Flight Program

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Tue, 01/01/2008

Featuring Jim Harrison, Director of The Identity Project, about the new and improved Transportation Security Administration (TSA) 'Secure Flight' program, and continuing opposition to it.

29:17 minutes (10.06 MB)

Peak Oil Year in Review

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Tue, 01/08/2008

A look at the year in peak oil news with Steve Andrews from the Association for the Study of Peak Oil & Gas, USA (ASPO-USA).  Read the City of Portland's report (pdf) about negotiating the transition away from oil and methane.

29:22 minutes (10.08 MB)

A look at the Grateful Dead's "The Eleven"

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Fri, 01/18/2008

Broadcast live on January 19, 2008.  Details

18:06 minutes (6.22 MB)

The New Homeland Security Campus

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Tue, 01/29/2008

Recent graduate Michael Gould-Wartofsky joined me to discuss the new homeland security campus.

28:40 minutes (26.25 MB)

Reese Erlich on US - Iran Relations

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Tue, 02/05/2008
29:27 minutes (10.11 MB)

China, Dissent, Human Rights & the Olympics

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Tue, 02/12/2008

Sophie Richardson, Asia Advocacy Director at Human Rights Watch talks about crackdowns on dissent in China prior to the August Olympics in Beijing.

28:11 minutes (9.68 MB)

New FBI 911 Timeline Released

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Tue, 03/04/2008
29:30 minutes (10.13 MB)

Toward Carfree Cities Conference in Portland, June

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Tue, 03/11/2008

March 12

A conversation with 2 organizers of the Towards Carfree Cities conference which Portland hosts in June.

28:46 minutes (9.88 MB)

Are we Facing a Nuclear Power Relapse?

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Tue, 04/22/2008

A discussion with Michael Mariotte, Executive Director of the Nuclear Information & Resource Service, about the possibility of a nuclear power relapse in the U.S., and around the world.

28:44 minutes (9.87 MB)

Food Crisis? Yes. Surprise? No.

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Tue, 04/29/2008

A converation with Anuradha Mittal, Executive Director of the Oakland Institute, regarding the global food price increases.

28:50 minutes (9.9 MB)

People Rise Up Bids Farewell

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Tue, 05/06/2008

After nearly 11 years, I am ceasing production of this show at the end of May 2008.  This program summarizes a lot of what that airtime has been about.

28:58 minutes (9.95 MB)

Federal Domestic Surveillance Program (update)

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Tue, 05/13/2008

Featuring Michelle Richardson, Legislative Counsel for the American Civil Liberties Union.

27:46 minutes (9.54 MB)

The Portland Plan, Civic Engagement & the Village Building Convergence

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Tue, 05/20/2008

Building on the work of visionPDX, the Portland Plan
is a citywide effort to guide the physical, economic, social, cultural
and environmental development of Portland over the next 30 years.  City Repair, among many projects,
seeks to activate people to be part of the communities around them, as
well as part of the decision-making that shapes the future of their

29:31 minutes (10.14 MB)

Patenting the Climate Genes

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Tue, 05/27/2008

Hope Shand,  Research Director for the ETC Group and I discuss their new report
describing efforts by the ag-biotech industry to patent 'climate-ready'
genes which would theoretically allow our most common agricultural
crops to continue thriving in the warm future confronting us all.

29:32 minutes (10.14 MB)

Genetically Engineered Sugar Beets Invade the Willamette Valley

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Mon, 06/30/2008

Host Andrew Geller sits in for Joe & Abe today with a discussion of the sneaky replacement of natural beets with genetically engineered Sugar Beets in our domestic sugar supply, right here in the Willamette Valley. Andrew brings in three experts to illuminate the shady goings-on.

First, in studio, we have Laurie Ann Bird from NW Rage, the NW Resistance Against Genetic Engineering.

We are later joined by Frank Morton from the Organic Seed Alliance.

Finally, we hear from Kevin Golden, a lawyer from the Center For Food Safety.

86:14 minutes (39.48 MB)

Live from Seattle WTO - 1 of ?

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Thu, 12/02/1999

This is an excerpt from an hour-long pre-emption on Thursday December 2, 1999 in which I recount a Direct Action Network press conference that finished just before I went on air.  This audio will NOT be part of KBOO's special coverage of the 10th anniversary of the Seattle WTO demonstrations.

However, I will contribute other audio from the dozens of hours of tape I rolled in Seattle while covering the WTO  Ministerial for KBOO.

4:34 minutes (4.18 MB)

A Renegade History of the United States

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Fri, 10/08/2010

The entire interview with Thaddeus Russell, author of A Renegade History of the U.S., (without pledge breaks) from our Fall 2010 News &  Public Affairs Day special.

36:38 minutes (33.55 MB)

Grateful Dead Archivist - Nicholas Meriwether

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Sat, 06/18/2011

Recorded late May 2011 at KBOO Studios by Andrew Geller.  We touch on current events, near-future plans including the grand opening in 2012, some really cool recent contributions and much more.

 

Grateful Dead Archive

KBOO GD show homepage

UCSC Grateful Dead Research Guide

20:24 minutes (18.67 MB)

Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart on his new Smithsonian Collection of the world's music

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Sat, 10/15/2011

Most of you are familiar with Mickey Hart for his decades of work as one of The Grateful Dead's drummers. 

But did you know about his work with the Smithsonian Institution, specifically with their Smithsonian Folkways music label?

13:41 minutes (12.53 MB)

Tabla Master Zakir Hussain (Part 1)

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Mon, 03/26/2012

Zakir Hussain performs with the Masters of Percussion Friday the 30th at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall.  Among the premier percussionists in the world today, Zakir takes the Indian tabla to an extraordinary level.

8:35 minutes (7.86 MB)

PICKATHON 2012 - Blitzen Trapper - Friday, August 3, 9pm - Woods Stage

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Tue, 08/07/2012

Blitzen Trapper's entire Friday set at the Woods Stage.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 Pickathon.

72:14 minutes (66.13 MB)

PICKATHON 2012 - Todd Snider - Friday, August 3, 430pm

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Fri, 08/03/2012

This is Todd Snider's entire show. Photograph by Ken & Leola Ristau.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 Pickathon.

32:51 minutes (30.08 MB)

PICKATHON 2012 - The Wood Brothers - Saturday, August 4, 730pm - Woods Stage

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Sat, 08/04/2012

The Wood Brothers entire Saturday set at the Woods Stage.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 Pickathon.

50:11 minutes (45.94 MB)

PICKATHON 2012 - Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys - Saturday, August 4, 130pm - Woods Stage

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Sat, 08/04/2012

Ted Jones & the Tarheel Boys entire set.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 Pickathon.

57:33 minutes (52.7 MB)

Sierra Leone Refuge All Stars - PICKATHON 2012 - Friday August 3

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Fri, 08/03/2012

The entire set from the Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars. Photo by Zach Smith.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 Pickathon.

44:36 minutes (40.84 MB)

Kitty, Daisy and Lewis - PICKATHON 2012 - Sunday August 5 - Galaxy Barn

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Sun, 08/05/2012

The entire set from siblings (yes really) Kitty, Daisy and Lewis

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 PICKATHON.

65:44 minutes (60.19 MB)

Bowerbirds - PICKATHON 2012 - Friday August 3 at the Woods Stage

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Fri, 08/03/2012

The entire set from Bowerbirds.

Hear our other recordings from the 2012 PICKATHON.

50:40 minutes (46.39 MB)

Permafrost, Carbon, Methane and the Climate

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Wed, 12/12/2012

Andrew Geller speaks with Dr. Ted Schuur, an Associate Professor in the University of Florida's Biology Department and Principal Investigator of the Permafrost Carbon Network, discuss permafrost and what's happening to it in a rapidly warming Arctic.

[audio-player] 57:17 minutes (52.45 MB)

The Nonpocalypse

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Radiozine
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Fri, 12/21/2012

Friday is the 2012 Winter Solstice.  There's been years of sensational hype about the date, much based on the Mayan Long Count Calendar cycle and some supposed apocalypse.

But the claims are based on bad archaeology, bad astronomy and bad geology.

[audio-player] 57:29 minutes (52.62 MB)

Andrew Geller interviews Ralph Nader on his latest book, Unstoppable

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Fri, 05/09/2014
Andrew Geller speaks with long-time political activist, lecturer and author Ralph Nader about his latest book, Unstoppable: The Emerging Left-Right Alliance to Dismantle the Corporate State. 29:04 minutes (39.92 MB)

 

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